Bokeh, over softened backgrounds and flash can be great with portraits, flowers and other subject oriented imagery. For street photography the background is often an essential part of the image by providing the context for the story.
Analogue photography is predominantly left handed but digital is right. "What influence does this have on creativity?". More importantly; "Your images!".
Having been given many cameras by my father, the Canon 5d Mark I or Classic is one that I was interested in myself. I have had some months to play with it and see what it can do.
Finding a suitable street photography camera is important. Suitable for the photographer's style and bank balance. There are so many cameras today and so many situations. Here's my thinking and some suggestions...
I use digital as if it were manual analogue, so my setup is perhaps a little strange considering many people at JCH seem to be very into film. I use the Nikon D5200, together with Nikkor AIS lenses. I started this round of camera with the D5200 and the 18-105mm kit lens. The images were
My father recently purchased a Canon 5D Classic. Looking at Youtube videos to investigate which lens might be most appropriate it became apparent that pictures from the “Canon 5D mark I” all exhibit a rather special and pleasant look. This got me thinking… how can that be? and why did it stop?
This is the introduction to the kit I use, Nikon DSLR’s with Nikkor Manual Legacy AIS lenses. Nikon D610, D5200, P300, Canon G12 Nikkor AIS: 28mm f 3.5, 50mm f 1.8, 80-200mm f 4.5 Nikkor Non ai converted: 135mm f 4.5 Nikkor AFS 35mm f 1.8 FX version Nikkor DR-6 eyepiece I will start to
Since starting down the Nikon DSLR path we have acquired new bits. As a result of commercial photography for events we now use the Sigma 17-50 f2.8 for DX cameras on the Nikon D3300 and though the company we also have a Nikon D610 and a 35mm AFS f1.8. Why… The main reason is that
I use a Nikon D5200 together with Nikon’s older AIS lenses in manual mode. I originally bought the camera as a kit with the 18-105mm kit lens. The kit lens is absolutely useless; the results with auto-focusing are poor, the manual focusing is impossible, the lens does nothing to contribute to good crisp images. I